Homeschooling with Toddlers

The key to successful homeschooling with toddlers is preparedness. Knowing this now, as I do, all the year round I keep an eye out at garage sales, thrift stores, and craft blogs for activities, inex...

Homemade Snowflake Activity

Looking for a fun winter activity you can do with your family? Look no further! Today I’ll be teaching you how to make homemade snowflakes! Snowflakes are simply a form of crystalline water ice. They...

Lessons from Martial Arts

My boys were destined to study martial arts. Their father is a black belt in one karate style, went so far as brown belt in Aikido, and is currently a brown belt in a second karate style. Watching th...

Freezer Cooking: Part One

What’s For Dinner? Part One Well, ladies – it’s January once again. If you are like me, you spent the end of December making cookies, eating too much sugar, and procrastinating putting together...

A Winter Nature Walk

A winter nature walk might seem like a boring (or cold) idea, but don’t be fooled – God’s creation, though less active this time of year, is still ready to excite you! Of course, snow is an obv...

Fishies and Encouragement

I had survived the event and made it to the fish tanks. Four children. Long school day behind us. Minutes swiftly approaching dinner time. Marathon grocery store trip. You know the drill. And the fis...

Does My Child Make People Tired?

If you have a highly distractible child, there is an important conversation you must have with them. I’m not talking about the dreamy, mind-just-sort-of-wanders type of child. But rather, the child w...